Research Assessment

04/05/2022: INESC MN Summer Internships, EUA Webinar, Portugal-Luxembourg Forum, Climate Policy, Research Assessment, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Conference on the Future of Europe proposals list demands for R&I and education;
– INESC MN Summer Internships;
– ‘Money time’ for EU carbon market reform in the European Parliament;
– German research leaders say no to harmonised research assessment;
– Industrial Decarbonisation and beyond: CCUS perspectives in Europe and the role of ECCSEL ERIC European Research Infrastructure;
– Commission appoints deputy Director General for its digital policy department;
– EUA Webinar – Greening and environmental sustainability: How universities can lead this major transformation;
– New Biomaterial could save our oceans from plastic pollution;
– EU body sets out draft sustainability disclosure standards;
– Portugal-Luxembourg Economic Forum;
– European Commission report on implementation of Maritime Spatial Planning Directive;
– Europe Open Doors 2022 – Meet REA projects and researchers;
– Starting gun fired on new battle over genetically engineered crops;
– Education for Climate Policy and Practice Forum;
– SymbNET PhD Summer School on host-microbe symbioses.

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09/02/2022: European Cyber Security Conference, Stick to Science, European Chips Act, EU rules on mercury, Carbon farming, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– The 9th Annual European Cyber Security Conference;
– Research and Innovation community urges European leaders to take action on Horizon Europe;
– France helps Brussels move ahead with ‘disruptive’ plan for research assessment;
– European Chips Act: Communication, Regulation, Joint Undertaking and Recommendation;
– Creative industries are slowly making their way into mainstream European research;
– Zero Pollution: Commission seeks views on review of EU rules on use of mercury;
– Carbon farming: EU ministers find the devil in the details.

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28/01/2022: “The Insider” – new episode, Horizon Europe Cluster 6 presentation, Research Assessment process, Innovative Health Initiative

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – new episode with Inna Braverman, co-founder and CEO of Eco Wave Power
– Horizon Europe – Cluster 6 (Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment) Presentation and Consultation
– EU to go ahead with reform of its research assessment process in the face of scepticism
– Guidelines on State aid for Climate, Environmental Protection and Energy 2022
– Horizon Europe gets a lukewarm welcome from researchers
– €800 million new European Biodiversity Partnership to spearhead protection of earth’s biodiversity
– €2.4B Innovative Health Initiative kicks off
– Europe holds its own in supercomputer race
– 7th Plenary meeting of the African Union-European Union High-Level Policy Dialogue for Science, Technology and Innovation

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21/9/2021: Reform of the Research Assessment System, CH to fund ERC proposals, Open Access, Quantum investments, new U-Multirank HE cooperation index

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Reform of the Research Assessment System
– Switzerland will temporarily fund ERC proposals with own funds
– Monitoring the open access policy of Horizon 2020
– UK starts construction of new £93 million quantum computing centre
– New ERC President, Maria Leptin, to take over on 1st November
– U-Multirank creates new ‘Higher Education Cooperation Index’
– 2022: Year of Youth and ERASMUS as a tool to promote European Education Area

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